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Bromeliad Cultivar Register (565) 2016-07-25

AECHMEA ‘Star of Linda’ Skotak C / N Schroeder * circa 1995

Mature rosette to 50-90cm. diameter x 40cm. high. Broad, grey-green, scurfed, arching, spineless leaves. Erect or arching spike to 60cm. tall with a compound, pink thistle-like shape, which often is distorted (fasciculated) by the very branched, lengthened apical meristem becoming crested (cristate). Named after Linda Hunter of Miami, Florida. Possibly identical to, or a grex sibling of, Aechmea 'Stefanie'. Registered 8/2008 by Leo Castro. Details amended 7/2016 by G. Lawn.
Country of origin: Costa Rica

Seed Parent: mariae-reginae (female) Pollen Parent: fasciata (spineless form)